The Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families in the College of Health is seeking a Mentor Coach/Outreach Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
The Outreach Coordinator will work as a mentor coach with the Early Learning System Initiative (ELSI, website: https://health.oregonstate.edu/elsi) at Oregon State University (OSU) as part of the Coaching Core. The mentor coaches within the ELSI Coaching Core are responsible for implementing and refining a mentor coaching framework, aimed at supporting early childhood coaches in their work with a focus on anti-racism, equity, diversity, and inclusion. The ELSI Coaching Core also is responsible for the development and implementation of coaching competencies and a tiered system to support the coaching competencies to increase effective coaching practices for coaches supporting educators within Department of Early Learning and Care (DELC)-funded early childhood programs across the state (i.e., Oregon Preschool Promise [PSP] and Oregon Prenatal to Kindergarten [OPK]).
This position will serve as a mentor coach, who joins an existing team of ELSI mentor coaches, to provide coaching to early care and education coaches who support early educators within PSP and/or OPK grantees. The coaching will be aligned with the ELSI mentor coaching framework, which includes activities such as: lead communities of practice, one-to-one meetings with coaches using reflective dialogue, and apply principles of Practice-Based Coaching and the Oregon Coaching Competencies; all through an anti-racist and trauma-informed lens. The mentor coach will support the professional development of a diverse and multilingual coaching cadre housed across the state in multiple settings (i.e., Child Care Resource and Referral, OPK, and school-based coaches). The mentor coach will support coaches' professional growth and continuous quality improvement, particularly through supporting coaches' goal-directed professional development. The mentor coach will support professional development effort for coaches' by working in collaboration with the coaching core team and/or other ELSI staff to create and update resources and support the development, modification, and delivery of trainings including Practice-Based Coaching.
The mentor coach will be affiliated with the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families and the School of Human Development and Family Sciences within OSU's College of Health.
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree in field relevant to program focus. May require certification or licensure as appropriate to the position.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Child Development, Human Development and Family Sciences, Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, or related field.
Demonstrated skills in project organization.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Strong oral and written English communication skills.
Ability to work independently in an environment with limited supervision.
Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate effectively, including collaboratively developing and editing materials, curriculum, and/or presentations.
Prior work and/or experience with early care and education settings.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Experience as a coach for early childhood educators.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
This position requires driving/travel to attend meetings and deliver workshops.
This position will be required to travel to the OSU Campus in Corvallis, OR approximately 12 times/year to attend in person meetings, deliver workshops in person, etc.
This is a remote position for an employee who resides within the Pacific Northwest
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, skills, and experience.
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